Jonathan Griffin

Criticism and essays on art and culture

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Sara Barker

The things that Sara Barker makes are less like sculptures than spatial drawings. Maybe, in fact, they’re not so much drawings as paintings – surfaces for colour and brush-marks, scraps of collage and daubs of textured filler. Then again, in their emphatically three-dimensional assumption of volume, perhaps they really are more like sculptures than paintings. Read the rest of this entry »

Nick Evans

Where, in Nick Evans’ art, does the soul reside? It’s an odd question to ask of sculptures on plinths, but the heart of Evans’ beguiling work is strangely absent – that is to say, it is not where we might ordinarily expect to find it.

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